Man shot, killed in overnight Aurora shooting

Posted at 11:20 AM, Feb 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-18 13:23:47-05

AURORA, Colo. -- A man was killed following an altercation in a residential area not far from the Cherry Creek Reservoir in Aurora early Saturday.

Officers went to the area of East Quincy Avenue and South Crystal Circle at around 4:25 a.m. on reports of shots fired and of people fighting in the area.

Once at the scene, police found an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to a nearby hospital where he later died from his injuries, according to Aurora Police Department spokesperson Bill Hummel.

“This is still an active investigation and on-going investigation and there are no further details to provide at this time,” Hummel said in a prepared statement.

No suspect information was made available.

The victim’s identity will be released by the Arapahoe County Coroner’s Office once family has been notified.

Aurora PD is asking anyone with information about this case to contact Sergeant Matt Fyles with the Major Crimes/Homicide Unit at 303-739-6041. Tipsters can also use Metro Denver Crime Stoppers by calling 720-913-7867. By using Crime Stoppers tipster can remain anonymous and be eligible for a $2,000 reward.


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